Selected Biology Websites
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – The latest news from the international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association.
Animal Diversity Web – An online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification and conservation biology from the University of Michigan.
ASM (American Society for Microbiology) Science Visual Library – A peer reviewed, digital media center for undergraduate microbiology sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology.
BioInteractive – HHMI’s interactive, free resources for biology instructors and students.
BioSci – Website listing out the bionet USENET newsgroups and parallel e-mail lists used by biological scientists worldwide.
Cells Alive! – The result of 30 years of capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research. Includes stock video and still images available for education-related, licensed use. Includes games to assist in understanding cellular biology.
Learn.Genetics – Educational materials from the University of Utah on genetics, bioscience and health topics, designed to be used by students, teachers and members of the public. The materials meet selected US education standards for science and health.
MarineBio – The non-profit organization’s online educational site containing information about ocean life, marine biology, and marine conservation. Current information regarding ocean ecology with video content is included.
NatureServe Explorer – Online encyclopedia with more than than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada, including particularly in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species.
PLANTS Database – Standardized information from the USDA about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. “PLANTS” database.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – Very good section for regions throughout the planet to illustrate conservation and bio-diversity.
Nature – This is the public access version of Nature that is good for current trending articles and news stories.